June 24, 2024

Larus Comments on Trump’s Return to Twitter and Facebook

Professor Emerita of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Larus

Professor Emerita of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Larus

In the segment, “After Twitter, Will Facebook Reinstate Donald Trump’s Account?” WION News, January 19, 2023, Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor Emerita of Political Science and International Affairs, indicated that Trump’s Twitter and Facebook accounts were important fundraising tools during the 2016 presidential campaign against Hilary Clinton and would be equally important for his 2024 bid. She also indicated that Trump could face security fraud charges if he were to abandon or slight his own social media platform, Truth Social, for Twitter. Access the interview.